31st Street Beach

Staff of the DuSable Museum of African American History pose with a photo of museum founder Margaret Burroughs at 31st Street Beach, which soon will be named in her honor. (Credit: DuSable Museum/Twitter)

31st Street Beach To Be Named After Dr. Margaret Burroughs

A South Side beach that was once the site of an infamous race riot will soon be named after Dr. Margaret Burroughs, who founded the DuSable Museum of African American History.


Kasandra Bellamy says an off-duty cop assaulted her at a bathroom at the 31st Street Beach.

Woman Claims She Was Arrested After Being Assaulted By Off-Duty Cop

An argument about a woman using the men’s bathroom along the lakefront last night ended with a Chicago woman’s arrest and her allegations against an off-duty cop, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.


David Coxhead shows off the stitches he received after being attacked by a group of young people. (CBS)

4 Youths Charged With Knocking Cyclist Off Bike, Robbing Him

Four youths have been charged with mugging a bicyclist on the Lakefront Path near 31st Street Wednesday night. The victim received 11 stitches to his head.

CBS Chicago–09/01/2011


Another Day Of Heat; Worst Still Yet To Come

It’s been hot and sticky for days already, but the worst is yet to come.

CBS Chicago–07/19/2011